A Symposium on “Philosophy of Rituals”
22-25 May 2017, Athens, Greece
sponsored by the Athens Journal of Humanities & Arts
- Conference Program
- Information for Participants
- Venue: The Stanley Hotel, 1 Odisseos str, Karaiskaki Square, 104 37 Athens (close to Metaxourgeio metro station)
Please note that all our conferences are non-thematic as explained in our policy (click here). However, academic members and friends can take the lead to organize and chair a panel/session as part of this symposium.
The aim of the symposium is to bring together academics and researchers of Philosophy of Rituals. Areas of interest include (but are not confined to):
- Pragmatic Theory of Knowledge (Rorty, Dewey, Peirce, James, Santajana, Whitehead) – Post-Wittgensteinean Philosophy (Winch, Lerner, Austin, Searle)
- Existentialism (Heidegger, Sartre, Bernstein, Eliade)
- Genealogical Approach (Foucault, Bordo)
- Phenomenology (Merlau-Ponty, Dreyfus, Cross)
- Cognitive Science (Clark, Van Gelden, Varela, Frankiel, Johnson)
- Feminist Epistemology (Grosz, Mcguire, Butler Among Others)
- Comparative Philosophy (Sullivan, Kasulis, Law, Coakley, Clooney, Yasuo, Nagatomo)
You may present one paper, chair a session or attend the symposium.
Fee structure information is available on http://www.atiner.gr/fees.
Special arrangements will be made with a local hotel for a limited number of rooms at a special conference rate. In addition, a number of special events will be organized: A Greek night of entertainment with dinner, a special one-day cruise to selected Greek islands, an archaeological tour of Athens and a one-day visit to Delphi. Details of the social program are available here.
Please submit an abstract (email only) to: firstname.lastname@example.org, using the abstract submission form by the 1 April 2017, to: Dr. Raffaela Giovagnoli, Professor, Pontifical Lateran University (PUL), Italy. Abstracts should include the following: Title of Paper, Full Name (s), Affiliation, Current Position, an email address, and at least 3 keywords that best describe the subject of your submission. Decisions are reached within 4 weeks.
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